Obesity, metabolic syndrome and the risk of development of colonic diverticulosis.

@article{Kopylov2012ObesityMS,
  title={Obesity, metabolic syndrome and the risk of development of colonic diverticulosis.},
  author={Uri Kopylov and Shomron Ben-Horin and A Lahat and Shlomo Segev and Benjamin Avidan and Dan Carter},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={201-5}
}
INTRODUCTION Colonic diverticulosis is a common condition with obscure pathogenesis. Obesity, hyperlipidemia and hypertension have been demonstrated to increase the risk of complicated diverticular disease, but the impact of metabolic risk factors on the prevalence of uncomplicated diverticulosis has not been clearly determined. AIMS The aim of the study was to examine the impact of obesity and metabolic syndrome on the prevalence of colonic diverticulosis. METHODS This retrospective case… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 extracted citations

Dietary Fiber in Health and Disease

Nutrition and Health • 2018
View 2 Excerpts

Colonic diverticulosis and the metabolic syndrome: an association?

Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva • 2017

Distribution and Characteristics of Colonic Diverticula in a United States Screening Population.

Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association • 2016

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

The thyroid and the gut.

Journal of clinical gastroenterology • 2010

Clinical practice. Diverticulitis.

The New England journal of medicine • 2007

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…